Anita F. Hill is a professor of social policy, law, and women's studies at Brandeis University at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management and a former colleague of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. She is best known for accusing Thomas of sexual harassment during his 1991 Senate confirmation hearing.
Hill was born in Lone Tree, Oklahoma. She received her undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University in 1977, and her Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School in 1980. Upon graduation from law school, she became a practicing lawyer with the Washington, D.C., firm of Wald, Harkrader, and Ross. In 1981, she met Thomas, and became his assistant at the U.S. Department of Education.
Greg Palast is a New York Times-bestselling author and a journalist for the British Broadcasting Corporation as well as the British newspaper The Observer.
Church Committee Counsel Frederick Schwarz is interviewed on Corporate Involvement in Government Spying
In the 1970s, the Church Committee, led by Senator Frank Church, conducted a major investigation of the country's intelligence agencies. During its investigation the Church Committee uncovered that several major corporations helped the NSA spy on Americans in a secretive program known as Project Shamrock. Frederick Schwarz, who served as chief counsel to the Church Committee, joins us to look at the similarities with the current NSA spy scandal. In the 1970s, the Church Committee, led by Senator Frank Church, conducted a major investigation of the country's intelligence agencies. The Committee criticized the government for conducting widespread surveillance of citizens inside the country and it led Congress to pass the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in order to establish some form of oversight over domestic surveillance programs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, poet, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement in the early nineteenth century.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 - November 22, 1963) was the thirty-fifth President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.
Red Jacket (c. 1750-January 20, 1830) was a Native American Seneca chief of the Wolf clan and orator. He was born near present day Geneva, New York and lived much of his life in Seneca territory in the Genesee River Valley.
Ali Defends His Decision Not to Participate in Military Draft Induction delivered by Will Smith
Ali is a 2001, American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of boxing icon Muhammad Ali from 1964 to 1974 featuring his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston, his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier in 1971, and, lastly, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974.
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